Richard Samans

Director of Research, International Labour Organization


  • Member of the Senior Management Team, ILO
  • Chairman, Climate Disclosure Standards Board
  • Former Managing Director, World Economic Forum
  • Former Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute
  • Former Special Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy and National Security Council Senior Director for International Economic Affairs, second Clinton Administration
  • Former economic policy advisor to US Senate Democratic Leader Thomas A. Daschle
  • Former member, ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work
  • Former member, UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Former member, UNEP Inquiry on the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

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